Here’s What to Ask the Former Equifax CEO

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:07:09 +0000

Richard Smith — who resigned as chief executive of big-three credit bureau Equifax this week in the wake of a data breach that exposed 143 million Social Security numbers — is slated to testify in front of no fewer than four committees on Capitol Hill next week. If I were a lawmaker, here are some of the questions I’d ask when Mr. Smith goes to Washington.

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Breach at Sonic Drive-In May Have Impacted Millions of Credit, Debit Cards

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 21:28:31 +0000

Sonic Drive-In, a fast-food chain with nearly 3,600 locations across 45 U.S. states, has acknowledged a breach affecting an unknown number of store payment card systems. The ongoing breach may have led to a fire sale on millions of stolen credit and debit card accounts that are now being peddled in shadowy underground cybercrime stores, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of September 25, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:24:40 +0000

A couple of years back, I remember working at a tradeshow booth and giving a demo to someone who was interested in our solution. He said, “Your solution is great, but I need something that will not let anyone from the outside in my network and I need something that will not let my employees…

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Analysis of recent Locky ransomware outbreak

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:38:33 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs is observing the infamous Locky ransomware outbreak which kicked off recently in the last week of September. The outbreak started with spam email with various subjects and different attachment names. On 26th September, spam campaign delivering a new variant of Locky ransomware started. The observed commonality in this campaign was…

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